Posts Tagged ‘Freight’

WHAT IS MACHINE-TO-MACHINE TECHNOLOGY?

In supply chain management, M2M is primarily EDI (Electronic Data Interchange) or middleware to connect to systems and transfer messages. The supply chain industry in general are a bunch of laggards when it comes to the adoption and use of technology, so there are only a few leading companies who are early adopters and fleets…

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Simultaneous thinking in the digital age

Key to the exploitation of these developments lie in Machine-to-Machine (M2M) systems. Large amounts of data are collected by machines and transmitted to others to be analysed. The results are then sent to yet other machines for execution.

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Conquering Monsters – Digital Technologies in Transport

WHAT IS YOUR MONSTER? When I was a young boy, I was afraid of monsters. They were dark and scary and unknown. As I grew up, I learned to embrace my fears because they challenged me to improve myself and helped develop new perspectives. Today, if you were to ask anyone what AI is, you…

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What Does the Future of Supply Chains Look Like?

Any supply chain manager, listening out above the day-to-day noise generated by continually evolving markets and requirements, will be rightly concerned about bigger geo-political issues.  Like Brexit, US-China tariffs wars, relations with Russia to name just a few…

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Future Supply Chain Manager (only Millennials need apply)

The supply chain industry (particularly the freight transport sector) has, I think it is fair to say, been slow to adopt technology.  The tangible cost is a lack of increased efficiency (lower costs, emissions and congestion) and a greater dependency on ever scarcer resources (paper, good people, etc.).

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Press Release – TGMatrix appoints new Managing Director

We are pleased to announce that Mr Jonathan Nutchey has been appointed Managing Director of TGMatrix, the fully-automated digital freight matching service for shippers and carriers. Having performed the Managing Director role informally for the past six months, Nutchey will now officially be focusing on driving forward the TGMatrix solution, for which he has been…

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Turning Blockchain Into A Supply Chain Advantage

Blockchain has the potential to completely transform transport and supply chain practice and financing. The technology is gaining considerable interest due to it offering a secure, immutable and tamper-proof distributed ledger. Once a block of data has been recorded it is there in perpetuity, for all users to refer to. Information can be added but…

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Big Data Alchemy

We are living in the Big Data era, where every new system or automation produces, retains and generates more and more information – often much more than users know what to do with. This is why reports are so vital ­because they offer a kind of ‘Big Data alchemy’, turning information into golden collateral. Much…

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